Press Release
Posted November 5, 2018

Members of the men’s and women’s LCCC Cross Country teams pose for a photo before leaving campus to go to Nationals.

The Lorain County Community College Commodores competed in the NJCAA DIII Cross Country National Championship Meet in Westfield Massachusetts on Saturday November 3. 

The women’s team finished 8th overall, the third time in eight years that LCCC has had a top 10 finish at nationals. Gabrielle Post (Avon Lake) again led the Commodores, finishing in 26th place on a wet, muddy, rainy, windy day.

The men finished 18th overall in a very competitive field – the men were only 36 points out of 10th place. Micah Swartz finished 9th overall to earn All American honors for Lorain County Community College.

Women 5K (125 runners)
Gabrielle Post 26th place 21:56
Samantha Glass 43rd place 22:40
Alexis Cozart 72nd place 24:41
Emily Biltz 97th place 26:22
Emma Horoschak 109th place 27:59

Men 8K (176 runners)
Micha Swartz 9th place 27:53
Jeremy Burnside 66th place 30:22
Justin Below 112th place 32:45
Nathaniel Stumph 113th place 32:55
Luke Lengel 114th place 32:56
Ian Hamilton 131st place 34:10
Stephen Mendak 157th place 37:33